with ohio voters. >> i'm just wondering if mitt romney and paul ryan can count on your support. >> reporter: in this swing county in this swing today... >> believe in america! >> reporter: ...the political ground game is well under way. >> i'm with the mitt romney campaign. >> reporter: polls suggest the republicans have work to do, especially on undecided voters, such as nick and elaine saras. >> i think the economy is better today than it was three years ago. so we might be heading in the right direction. >> reporter: might be? >> might be. >> reporter: they own the sidewalk cafe in painesville, and while they say they haven't made up their mind, third words lean towards the president. >> i do like that he created a lot of jobs in ohio and i'm looking forward to the debates. hopefully they answer some questions that they didn't answer at the convention. >> reporter: lake county is a good indicator of political sentiment statewide. george bush won here in 2004, and went on to win ohio and reelection. barack obama prevailed here in 2008, won the state and the presidency. each r
republican challenger, paul ryan, next thursday, and cbs news will bring it to you live beginning at 9:00 eastern time. the other big story we're following tonight is the deadly outbreak of meningitis. it has now spread to six states. 35 cases have been reported, five people have died. the suspected source is tainted vials ofster roadways that were shipped to 23 states. seth doane is in tennessee, the state with the most cases. >> honest to goodness, as time went on, i became more and more frightened. >> reporter: on monday, sue manner learned she might have been infected by the fungus in the contaminated steroids given for back pain. what symptoms have you been told to look out for. >> headache, neck pain, uhm, vomiting, dizziness, a lot of flu-like symptoms. >> reporter: those could be symptoms-- >> could be anything. >> reporter: manner was one of more than 700 patients who received injections at clinics affiliated with st. thomas hospital in nashville. >> i don't want this thing in my body. i feel like i want to plunger. i want to pull it out, get out of my body. >> yeah, they were
when republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan spoke about medicare to the american association of retired persons in new orleans, he got an earful. >> the law turned medicare boo into a piggy bank for obamacare! (boos) >> reporter: that frosty reaction is borne out in new polling, both by cbs news and others which found more people thought the president would do a better job handling medicare than governor romney. the "washington post" and kaiser foundation surveyed voters in virginia, ohio, and florida. in those states that found that sajorities of 56%, 59%, and 65% support maintaining medicare's current system of benefits. in flagler beach, florida, walt azie has some serious questions for romney. >> i think romney will turn the economy around but it's the other issues that we don't know about. >> reporter: like what? >> like the medicare, health care issues. >> reporter: in haymarket, virginia, life-long republican dan stapleton echoes fears about the romney/ryan ticket. >> i think they want to change ot so dramatically that we won't recognize it quite as medicare once they'
Fetching more results